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Sasha Stone has been around the Oscar scene since 1999. Almost everything on this website is her fault.
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I have to mostly agree with this in light of how Patricia Arquette was needlessly attacked after the Oscars, and how Richard Linklater and Boyhood were attacked and how Frozen ...
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Though it’s not today’s news but it’s worth mentioning, Richard Glatzer finally lost his battle with ALS and died on Tuesday. He wrote Still Alice with his husband Wash Westmoreland. ...
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Tomorrowland stars George Clooney and was directed by the very talented Brad Bird. But it’s still a movie based on a Disneyland ride. There is just no getting around that ...
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Rope of Silicon’s Brad Brevet has waded the territory of early Oscar predictions. He’s humble enough to admit nobody knows anything and that only three from his list last year ...
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The plot: “Based on the play by Alan Bennett, The Lady in the Van tells the story of Miss Shepherd, an elderly woman who lived in a van on the ...
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The next Gillian Flynn novel to hit the big screen will be Charlize Theron in Dark Places. Flynn was obsessed with the Clutter murders as a child, which helps to ...
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“I don’t know that my family nor my soul could take it,” Neil Patrick Harris told The Huffington Post about hosting the Oscars. “It’s a beast. It was fun to ...
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Remember when Ian McKellen didn’t win for the most excellent Gods and Monsters? Yeah, remember who did win? Oh, Oscar. How you love your epic fails. Either way, McKellen is ...
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The first major Oscar contender to emerge this year is probably Brooklyn, at least so far. Well, it will certainly put the Oscar voters to the test as this one ...
Covered Oscars statues rest under a tent, to guard against rain, along the red carpet ahead of the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California

The Hollywood Reporter says that the Academy are seriously thinking of going back to five. What that really means is that they might finally take the action they’ve been wanting ...
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Deadline reports exclusively that Warner Bros and Steven Spielberg have won a heated bidding war to bring Lynsey Addario’s It’s What I do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War ...
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There are some Oscar Best Picture winners that are beyond question. Their win is expected, noted and ultimately accepted because no other film can beat them in the season. Somehow, ...
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A terrifying shift has taken place in Hollywood. The way film is discussed online for the past ten years, really springing from the rise of fanboy culture, has all but erased ...
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This is a moment of significance that really can’t be overlooked. At first I thought the story was that it was the first time in Oscar history that there had ...
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Actually our contest produced TWO WINNERS in the Oscar contest. Jason Simpson, who missed only editing and director, and Lorenzo Cusano who missed original screenplay and animated feature. The new ...
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The Oscar race is over, thank merciful Jared Leto. We’re all still trying to get over it, and hopefully will soon. I just want to give a shout out to ...
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The Oscars exist in an insular bubble and the voters have no interest in changing because that would mean they’d have to stay on top of current news and not ...

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